Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
South London > Croydon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 461 206 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 52.63% 38.65% 24.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 91.11% 83.06% 65.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 101 54
Croydon median daily rate £500 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £377
90th Percentile £688 £575 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £47.83

Security Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Croydon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 506 248 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 57.76% 46.53% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 134 78
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £363 £354 £321
90th Percentile £688 £575 £541
South London median daily rate £500 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +11.42% +5.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -16.04%
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £15.90 £15.00 £14.75
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.51 £50.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% -2.98% +210.95%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 397 (86.12%) SC Cleared
2 201 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (42.08%) Java
4 116 (25.16%) Linux
5 111 (24.08%) REST
6 110 (23.86%) DevOps
7 101 (21.91%) JIRA
8 99 (21.48%) Scrum
9 94 (20.39%) Confluence
10 93 (20.17%) Hadoop
11 82 (17.79%) Big Data
12 81 (17.57%) Git (software)
13 80 (17.35%) Microservices
14 79 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
15 78 (16.92%) TDD
16 77 (16.70%) Spring
17 74 (16.05%) Kubernetes
18 73 (15.84%) Puppet
19 72 (15.62%) Docker
20 69 (14.97%) Test Automation
21 68 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
22 63 (13.67%) HBase
23 61 (13.23%) Jenkins
23 61 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
24 60 (13.02%) Spring Boot
25 54 (11.71%) Terraform
26 53 (11.50%) OO
27 51 (11.06%) Ansible
28 47 (10.20%) Kerberos
29 46 (9.98%) BDD

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (20.39%) Confluence
2 39 (8.46%) Apache Spark
3 30 (6.51%) Apache Solr
3 30 (6.51%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.99%) Apache
4 23 (4.99%) WildFly
5 20 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.17%) SAS
7 8 (1.74%) nginx
8 7 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.08%) JBoss
10 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.43%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.43%) Primavera
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 79 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.59%) Amazon S3
3 24 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (4.99%) GitHub
5 16 (3.47%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (2.60%) Route 53
6 12 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (1.95%) IaaS
8 8 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (1.08%) PaaS
10 4 (0.87%) SaaS
10 4 (0.87%) Trello
11 3 (0.65%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.65%) Office 365
11 3 (0.65%) Quay.io
12 2 (0.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.20%) Kerberos
2 26 (5.64%) Firewall
3 23 (4.99%) DNS
4 14 (3.04%) Network Security
5 13 (2.82%) LDAP
6 9 (1.95%) VPN
7 8 (1.74%) HTTP
7 8 (1.74%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (1.74%) OpenVPN
7 8 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (1.74%) SSH
8 6 (1.30%) BGP
9 5 (1.08%) LAN
10 4 (0.87%) FTP
10 4 (0.87%) IPsec
11 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.65%) WAN
12 2 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (20.17%) Hadoop
2 82 (17.79%) Big Data
3 68 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
4 63 (13.67%) HBase
5 27 (5.86%) NoSQL
5 27 (5.86%) RDBMS
5 27 (5.86%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.74%) Power BI
9 7 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.30%) MS Access
10 6 (1.30%) SAS EBI
10 6 (1.30%) SQL Server
11 4 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (0.87%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.65%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 101 (21.91%) JIRA
2 81 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 61 (13.23%) Jenkins
4 45 (9.76%) Maven
5 41 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 36 (7.81%) JUnit
7 35 (7.59%) SonarQube
8 31 (6.72%) Liquibase
9 27 (5.86%) Mockito
10 25 (5.42%) IntelliJ
11 23 (4.99%) Checkstyle
11 23 (4.99%) GitLab
11 23 (4.99%) Vagrant
12 15 (3.25%) Bitbucket
13 14 (3.04%) Grunt
13 14 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (2.39%) Selenium
15 10 (2.17%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.74%) Ant
16 8 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 24 (5.21%) Finance
2 9 (1.95%) Marketing
2 9 (1.95%) Publishing
3 8 (1.74%) Electronics
3 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.30%) Law
5 5 (1.08%) Banking
6 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.87%) Legal
7 3 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 127 (27.55%) Developer
2 88 (19.09%) Java Developer
3 50 (10.85%) Architect
4 42 (9.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (7.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 35 (7.59%) Analyst
7 30 (6.51%) Administrator
8 24 (5.21%) Business Analyst
9 23 (4.99%) Linux Administrator
10 21 (4.56%) AWS DevOps
10 21 (4.56%) Designer
11 19 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
12 18 (3.90%) Big Data Developer
12 18 (3.90%) Consultant
12 18 (3.90%) Data Engineer
12 18 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.47%) Data Architect
14 15 (3.25%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (24.08%) REST
2 77 (16.70%) Spring
3 60 (13.02%) Spring Boot
4 45 (9.76%) HTML
5 43 (9.33%) Apache Camel
5 43 (9.33%) Drools
6 40 (8.68%) Kafka
7 33 (7.16%) Web Services
8 30 (6.51%) CSS
9 29 (6.29%) HTML5
9 29 (6.29%) RESTful
10 27 (5.86%) Hibernate
11 26 (5.64%) JMS
12 25 (5.42%) JAX-RS
12 25 (5.42%) WireMock
13 23 (4.99%) Java EE
13 23 (4.99%) Lambda Expressions
14 19 (4.12%) AngularJS
15 18 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
16 15 (3.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.03%) Algorithms
3 31 (6.72%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (1.95%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.74%) User Experience
6 7 (1.52%) Spread Betting
7 6 (1.30%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.65%) W3C
10 2 (0.43%) Blog
10 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) CMDB
11 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 116 (25.16%) Linux
2 45 (9.76%) Unix
3 37 (8.03%) Windows
4 35 (7.59%) CentOS
5 30 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (4.99%) VMS
6 23 (4.99%) Windows Server
7 19 (4.12%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.82%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.17%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (23.86%) DevOps
3 99 (21.48%) Scrum
4 80 (17.35%) Microservices
5 78 (16.92%) TDD
6 69 (14.97%) Test Automation
7 61 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (11.50%) OO
9 46 (9.98%) BDD
10 36 (7.81%) Coaching
11 34 (7.38%) Project Management
12 33 (7.16%) Mentoring
13 31 (6.72%) Data Architecture
14 29 (6.29%) User Stories
15 28 (6.07%) CQRS
15 28 (6.07%) Migration
16 27 (5.86%) Dependency Injection
17 25 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (5.42%) Domain-Driven Design
18 24 (5.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (42.08%) Java
2 35 (7.59%) SQL
3 33 (7.16%) Bash Shell
4 25 (5.42%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.99%) JPQL
6 17 (3.69%) Python
7 13 (2.82%) Groovy
8 12 (2.60%) Scala
9 11 (2.39%) Ruby
10 8 (1.74%) Go
10 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.52%) PHP
12 6 (1.30%) VBA
13 5 (1.08%) VBScript
14 4 (0.87%) AWK
14 4 (0.87%) SAS Macro
14 4 (0.87%) sed
15 3 (0.65%) C
16 2 (0.43%) R
17 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 397 (86.12%) SC Cleared
2 16 (3.47%) DV Cleared
3 12 (2.60%) Degree
4 11 (2.39%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.30%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CISSP
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.34%) QA
2 9 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.08%) RMADS
4 4 (0.87%) GDPR
4 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.87%) PMO
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) SLA
5 3 (0.65%) WAI
6 2 (0.43%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.43%) WCAG
7 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 72 (15.62%) Docker
2 43 (9.33%) HDFS
3 31 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (3.47%) vCloud
6 12 (2.60%) KVM
6 12 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (2.17%) Active Directory
9 8 (1.74%) Postfix
9 8 (1.74%) Squid
10 5 (1.08%) etcd
10 5 (1.08%) flannel
11 4 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.87%) vSphere
12 3 (0.65%) iptables
13 2 (0.43%) Ceph
13 2 (0.43%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.43%) SkyDNS
13 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 74 (16.05%) Kubernetes
2 73 (15.84%) Puppet
3 54 (11.71%) Terraform
4 51 (11.06%) Ansible
5 18 (3.90%) Kibana
6 17 (3.69%) logstash
6 17 (3.69%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.82%) Sysdig
8 12 (2.60%) yum
9 8 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (1.74%) Rancher
9 8 (1.74%) Rsyslog
10 7 (1.52%) Ambari
10 7 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.30%) Consul
12 5 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.87%) Graphite
13 4 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.87%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.87%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (9.11%) VMware
2 23 (4.99%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.56%) Hortonworks
4 16 (3.47%) Microsoft
5 14 (3.04%) Oracle
6 8 (1.74%) SAP
6 8 (1.74%) Sonatype
7 7 (1.52%) Adobe
7 7 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.52%) Cisco
7 7 (1.52%) Greenplum
8 6 (1.30%) IBM
9 5 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.87%) F5
10 4 (0.87%) Perforce
10 4 (0.87%) Progress
10 4 (0.87%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.65%) AlienVault
11 3 (0.65%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.65%) Remedy